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If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. – Mother Teresa

Last evening I participated in a memorial walk to honor five, local journalists who had been killed the previous day by an angry man with a shotgun. The senseless violence and inexplicable grief of which I’d read in countless articles, … Continue reading

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Little Rascals: Pets and Pests in Your Garden | What’s Up Magazine

There are 115,000 dogs and cats in Anne Arundel County, and more than a million in Maryland, according to the American Veterinary Association estimates. Source: Little Rascals: Pets and Pests in Your Garden | What’s Up Magazine

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Life’s Small Dramas Continue

The first four weeks of our osprey’s return to paradise has been quite eventful… Oscar and Opal, as you may recall, returned to the Naval Academy in mid-March.  Other than chilly weather, all seemed to be well… at first.  About … Continue reading

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Art in the Garden Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together,” said John Ruskin, 19th century, British essayist and art critic. Applying Ruskin’s definition, one’s garden could be fine art. And … Continue reading

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Thoughts for our gardens in winter

  The National Arboretum is the focus for my February column, “Thawing February’s Chill.”   My gardens columns appear monthly in What’s Up? Magazine.

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